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Project Accountant

  • Salary: £300 - £325 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Sector: Project Accountant
  • Date posted: 11/07/2017
  • Job reference: J369750A

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My client, a well known outsourcing and consultancy company based in Derby, is currently seeking an interim Project Accountant. You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 2 week's notice.
The successful candidate will need to gain BPSS level security clearance before role commencement.

Key Responsibilities;
The role sits within one of our clients largest accounts, with a budget of above £20m. You will be tasked with performing the following duties;
* Manage and complete the month-end close process (actuals and forecast) for all projects, liaising with the PMO and Account Managers, as well as Financial Controllers from other business units.
* Maintain balance sheet reconciliations.
* Help prepare and present the month end reporting pack.
* Drive improvements and efficiencies in the current accounting and back office process.
* Manage invoicing and accounts receivable process within the account.
* Liaise with third party suppliers and clients on an ad hoc basis.

Required Experience and Qualifications;

* Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
* Project accounting experience.
* Strong communication and influencing skills, must be credible with senior management.
* Strong intellect with good academic record.
* Background in outsourced IT services or similar environments